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Payments

In connection with the registration, a one-time registration fee will be charged to each new member. In addition to this, members are also charged a recycling fee. The Board of Akkukierrätys Pb Oy determines the level of the recycling fee twice a year. 

In 2022 the recycling fee is € 1.5/tonne (+ VAT). The minimum recycling fee is 75 €  (+ VAT). 
In 2023 the recycling fee is € 1.0/tonne (+ VAT). The minimum recycling fee is 100 €  (+ VAT)

The recycling fee is charged by the tonne for all vehicle and industrial lead batteries put on the market. ‘Lead batteries put on the market’ refers to new batteries imported, lead batteries imported in new vehicles and equipment, as well as lead batteries imported in used vehicles and equipment, meaning all batteries that will end up being recycled in Finland at some point.